If you have unsweetened condensed milk on hand, it’s pretty easy to make sweetened condensed milk as a replacement if you run out. You only need 3 ingredients and a little time. I usually have evaporated milk in my cupboard, but for some reason I never eat sweetened condensed milk. This recipe makes just over a cup of sweetened condensed milk. You can use it for authentic recipes. If you make this sweetened condensed milk, you can store it in the refrigerator for about 4 to 5 days like the can type.
Is there a difference between evaporated milk and condensed milk?
There is a difference between evaporated milk and condensed milk. Evaporated milk has approximately 60 percent of the water removed by evaporation, is darker in color than regular milk, and is used in gravies and sauces and as a substitute for cream used to sweeten coffee and tea. increase. Sweetened condensed milk has sugar added to it and is used in pies, candies, and baking. Do not replace one with the other. Both come in cans and will spoil easily if not refrigerated after opening.
I often get asked this question. Do you use sweetened condensed milk or unsweetened? There’s just sweetened condensed milk, and there’s just added sugar. For more information on this process, check out our article. Evaporated milk vs condensed milk.
Only 3 Ingredients Needed
- evaporated milk
- vanilla extract
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How to make sweetened condensed milk
Easy homemade sweetened condensed milk
Portion: 1 cup
- 1 12 oz can evaporated milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 tea spoon vanilla extract
Combine the three ingredients in a pot on the stove and mix. Bring to a boil over medium heat and continue cooking for 20-25 minutes, stirring frequently. Otherwise, it may burn and overflow the pan.
Make this kind of dish the same way you make homemade gravy. Like gravy, it rises and falls during cooking. You can tell when it starts to get darker. It will thicken even more as it cools, so don’t let it get too thick.
20 minutes was perfect for me. It may take a little longer or longer depending on the intensity of the boil.
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